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Security Notice: Fatal shooting at Wesley Place Garage; investigation ongoing

Feb. 22, 2015—On Feb. 21 at approximately 11:40 p.m., Vanderbilt University Police Communications received a call of possible shots fired in the area of Wesley Place Garage. Responding officers located a non-affiliated male victim with injuries from an apparent gunshot wound.

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SECURITY NOTICE: All clear at Cole Hall

Dec. 8, 2014—Around 6 p.m. Dec. 8, the Metro Nashville Police Department received a 911 call from a female caller who said she had heard gunshots fired in Cole Hall. The Metro Nashville Police Department notified Vanderbilt University Police Department and both departments immediately dispatched multiple officers who arrived to the location within four minutes of notification. ...

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Theft and assault on campus – UPDATE

Nov. 11, 2014—On Tuesday, Nov. 11, at approximately 9:50 a.m., a professor returned to her office in the Stevenson Center and saw two men. The men had loaded her computer into a backpack, and when they noticed her, they fled.

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Arrest made of suspect in attempted abduction case

Oct. 23, 2014—The suspect in an attempted kidnapping of a Tennessee State University student on the Vanderbilt campus Sept. 21 was arrested Oct. 23 in St. Augustine, Florida.

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Federal authorities offer reward for suspect in attempted abduction

Oct. 7, 2014—The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of Scott Douglas Wallace, the suspect in an incident involving a Tennessee State University student on the Vanderbilt campus Sept. 21.

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Warrant issued, suspect sought in attempted abduction on Vanderbilt campus

Sep. 23, 2014—An arrest warrant for attempted aggravated kidnapping has been issued for Scott Douglas Wallace in an incident involving a Tennessee State University student on the Vanderbilt University campus early Sunday morning.

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Person of interest sought in attempted abduction on Vanderbilt campus

Sep. 22, 2014—Vanderbilt University and Metro Nashville police departments are continuing their investigation into what is believed to have been an attempted abduction early Sunday morning of a visitor as she walked along a public street that runs through campus.

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SECURITY NOTICE: Attempted abduction on campus – UPDATE

Sep. 22, 2014—UPDATE: Attempted abduction – person and vehicle of interest Scott Douglas Wallace, age 38, 5’10”, 250 lbs. On Sept. 21 at 2:12 a.m., a female was the victim of an apparent attempted stranger abduction while she was walking on 25th Avenue South and Jess Neely Drive on the Vanderbilt campus. Scott Douglas Wallace has been identified as...

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SECURITY NOTICE: Robbery on campus

Jun. 30, 2014—On Sunday, June 29, at 9:31 p.m., a man approached the cashier at the Taco Bell in the Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital food court, displayed a silver-colored handgun and demanded money from the register. The cashier complied, and the suspect took the cash and ran away from the food court toward South Garage. A witness advised...

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SECURITY NOTICE: Strong-arm robbery off campus

Apr. 2, 2014—On April 2 at 12:50 a.m., a Vanderbilt University student was walking on Scarritt Place near Wesley Place Garage when a white female approached her asking to use her phone. When the student refused, the suspect grabbed for the student’s purse. A struggle for the purse ensued causing the strap of the purse to break....

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SECURITY NOTICE: Burglary on campus

Mar. 20, 2014—On March 20 at 2:50 p.m., Vanderbilt University Police Department was notified by a staff member at the Village at Vanderbilt commercial building that an office on the third floor had been unlawfully entered and property had been taken. The burglary is believed to have occurred sometime between 11:50 a.m. and 1:05 p.m. The office where...

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SECURITY NOTICE: Forcible fondling on campus

Mar. 16, 2014—On March 15 at approximately 6:35 p.m., an unknown male subject approached a female student from behind while she was bent over and touched her inappropriately. The incident occurred in the lobby of a campus dormitory. The subject ran off in the direction of a stairwell. Description: The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 18-22 years of...

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